New Kentucky Convention Center Announces January Opening

The Bluegrass State’s newest convention center — the Owensboro Convention Center in Owensboro, Ky. — is over 60 percent complete, according to its management company, Global Spectrum, which yesterday announced that the facility will open in January 2014.

The new convention center, located just over 100 miles southwest of Louisville and 130 miles north of Nashville, will have 92,994 square feet of function space, including a 44,000-square-foot exhibit hall and more than 32,000 square feet of meeting and ballroom space. Additionally, it will be located adjacent to an existing 120-room Holiday Inn hotel and a new 150-room Hampton Inn and Suites.

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